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The Fantastic Adventures of Unico (1981)

Unico (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Adventure, Family | 14 March 1981 (Japan)
A story about how joy and happiness can be the most powerful weapon ever. A young unicorn is ordered to be taken from his home by the gods. They are envious of little Unico's power to bring... See full summary »

Writers:

Osamu Tezuka (original story), Masaki Tsuji (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Katsue Miwa Katsue Miwa ... Unico (voice)
Ryouko Kitamiya Ryouko Kitamiya ... Night (voice)
Kazuko Sugiyama ... Chao (voice)
Junko Hori Junko Hori ... Beezle (voice)
Makio Inoue ... Baron (voice)
Iruka Iruka ... Narrator (voice)
Taeko Nakanishi Taeko Nakanishi ... Elder (voice)
Chieko Baishô Chieko Baishô ... West
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Storyline

A story about how joy and happiness can be the most powerful weapon ever. A young unicorn is ordered to be taken from his home by the gods. They are envious of little Unico's power to bring joy and happiness everywhere he goes. Come see the power of friendship triumph over all, in Unico. Written by mrs_s04

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

14 March 1981 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The Fantastic Adventures of Unico See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Unico also appeared in the Astro Boy manga, as the inspiration for a mechanical unicorn. See more »

Quotes

Unico: Huh? Why do I have to go?
Beezle: Because I am the Devil of Solitude, that's why.
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Connections

Referenced in Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Winds of Change (2015) See more »

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30 July 2001 | by star83See all my reviews

This is one of the best movies I've ever seen, forget that it's a cartoon. It was wonderful, and nothing other than animation could have captured this story so well. Some things have to be cartoons, and this is one of them, it doesn't make it bad, it makes it good. This is something that anyone could watch, and I could watch this movie again and again.


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